Current Job Vacancies

Manufacturing Staff and Building Assembler

Our Garden Studios and Summerhouses are still designed and built by hand at our production site in Narford. Due to the expansion of our factory we are looking for confident and hardworking staff to join our manufacturing team.

As an ideal candidate you be able to show the following:

  • Openness to develop & learn new skills within a manufacturing and factory environment
  • A keen eye for detail and focused on delivering a quality product
  • Competent working with measurements and dimensions
  • Ability to use power tools
  • Common sense and sound judgement in practical matters
  • Good communication skills, self-confidence and an ability to work to deadlines

Working hours are 8am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour week with half an hour lunch break

other benefits include:

  • Opportunities to work overtime
  • Free parking
  • company pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Excellent staff facilities with breakfast and fresh fruit provided

Salary: £8 - £10per hour depending on experience

Showsite Sales Consultant - Sunningdale

We are currently looking for a dynamic sales person to join the sales team at our show site in Windlesham.

Reporting directly to the Show Site Manager you will ensure that the Crane Garden Buildings ethos for quality and service is presented to our customers. Working as part of the sales team you will strive to achieve / exceed targets set by the business and ensure the profitability and success of the site. You will ensure high standards of presentation are delivered at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the main point of contact between the company and customer promoting our products and advising in the selection of the best garden building for their needs
  • Produce accurate quotations in line with customer requirements and present terms of agreement and close sales
  • To promote the business ensuring all sales opportunities are followed up
  • To conduct site visits to customers property to measure and qualify the suitability of products enquired about
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries both from customers and Head office • Gather and share market and customer information
  • Ensure all sales are recorded and order information entered on to the company CRM system
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and shows
  • Advise on forthcoming product developments and discuss special promotions where appropriate
  • Review your own sales performance, aiming to exceed targets

Required Skills:

  • Experience of maintaining a sales pipeline
  • Selling direct to the public
  • Able to discover and overcome objections and close sales

Usual working pattern is a 3 week rota including 2 weekends on / one off

Salary: £25k - £35k OTE

Building Installer / Fitter

We have been manufacturing and selling high quality timber buildings for over 40 years. Our Garden Studios and Summerhouses are sold through a network of show sites across the UK and delivered and built for the customer by our teams of professional installers. Due to the continued growth of the business we are looking for skilled trades people to join the team.

As an Ideal candidate you will need the following experience and skills:

  • Previous experience and knowledge of DIY /construction / carpentry
  • A good level of understanding about working with timber, metal bracketry and fixings
  • The ability to use power tools, drills, saws etc.
  • Competent at working with measurements and dimensions with a good eye for detail
  • A good personality and confident communication skills are essential as you will be interacting directly with the customer
  • Must be physically strong and fit - you will be lifting heavy items at 2m or 5m wide (with another operative)
  • Understanding of health and safety regulations
  • Be able to use ladders safely and work at heights
  • Working in all weathers outdoors all year round
  • Prepared to stay away for up to 3 to 4 nights a week (accommodation is provided) and travel long distances

Usual working week is 48 hours - Monday to Friday however you may be required to work longer during peak season.

Successful candidates will have good opportunities to develop a career within the company

Salary: £23k- 26k plus expenses